If you have a penchant for baking but yearn for a lighter, fluffier outcome, you will adore cake flour recipes! Cake flour, made from soft wheat, is milled to a finer texture and yields a tender crumb, making your baked goodies lighter and airier than regular all-purpose flour could. It’s a game-changer in recipes like New Orleans Cake Flour Beignets or the melt-in-your-mouth Ice Box Cookies! You can buy pre-packaged cake flour or even make your own by substituting a bit of all-purpose flour with cornstarch.

If you’re after different flavors, you can try the Red Velvet Cake, Lemon-Blueberry Scones, or the delectable Cherry Clafoutis. No matter which recipe you choose from this list, you are in for a treat. They’re easy to whip up, light on the palate, and packed full of flavor. So, roll up your sleeves, don your apron, and let’s delve into the world of cake flour recipes!

1. Cake Flour Pancakes

Imagine waking up to a breakfast of fluffy, light pancakes that melt in your mouth! Made with cake flour, these pancakes are incredibly soft and a joy to eat. Top with your favorite syrup, and enjoy a heavenly breakfast!

2. Pound Cake

Made with cake flour, this pound cake is delicate, tender, and beautifully moist. It’s the classic cake that goes with anything – a scoop of ice cream, fresh fruits, or just a dusting of powdered sugar.

3. Homemade Cake Flour

Ready to elevate your baking experience? Learn to make your own cake flour at home! It’s simple, cost-effective, and guarantees a lighter, fluffier end product every time you bake.

4. Vanilla Cake

Imagine a vanilla cake that’s light, airy, and moist. Thanks to cake flour, this dreamy dessert delivers a flavor that’s rich and deep, making it the perfect canvas for your favorite frosting or filling.

5. New York Crumble Cake

A classic treat with a twist! The cake flour in this New York-style crumble cake imparts a delicate crumb that’s perfectly contrasted by the crunchy, buttery topping. An irresistible pairing indeed!

6. Mama’s 7-Up Pound Cake

A true family favorite, this pound cake recipe using cake flour and the unexpected ingredient of 7-Up is moist, light, and bursting with a unique, tangy sweetness. It’s nostalgia in every bite!

7. New Orleans Cake Flour Beignets

Transport yourself to the vibrant streets of New Orleans with these light and airy beignets. Cake flour lends these golden fried treats a soft and tender crumb, making them an absolute delight when dusted with powdered sugar.

8. Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies

Crafted with cake flour, these cookies are soft, chewy and packed with melted chocolate goodness. It’s a classic treat transformed into a delectable dessert that will leave you craving for more.

9. Pecan Sour Cream Pound Cake

This recipe takes the traditional pound cake to another level. Cake flour gives it a tender texture, while sour cream and pecans add richness and a delightful crunch. It’s a fantastic option for your next dinner party dessert.

10. Angel Food Cake

Light as a cloud, this Angel Food Cake made with cake flour is an ethereal dessert experience. Sweet, airy and delicately soft, it’s perfect served with whipped cream and fresh berries.

11. Light & Fluffy Angel Biscuits

Combining the best of biscuits and yeast rolls, these Angel Biscuits are something special. Made with cake flour, they are exceptionally light and fluffy – a heavenly addition to any meal.

12. Cake Flour Icebox Cookies

These cookies are wonderfully buttery, tender, and simply melt in your mouth. The cake flour brings an incredible lightness that makes them a delightful treat to have on hand in your icebox.

13. White Cake

This white cake, crafted with cake flour, is the epitome of simple elegance. It’s moist, light, and fluffy with a deliciously delicate flavor that’s the perfect foundation for any frosting or decoration.

14. Sander’s Bumpy Cake

A beloved bakery classic from Detroit, this Bumpy Cake boasts a tender, moist crumb thanks to cake flour. Topped with buttery ribbons of icing and coated with rich chocolate ganache, it’s a chocolate lover’s dream!

15. Homemade Biscuits

Unbelievably soft and fluffy, these homemade biscuits made with cake flour are a game-changer. They’re the perfect comfort food and the ideal accompaniment to your favorite stews, soups, or breakfast spreads.

16. Coconut Cake Recipe

Indulge in tropical bliss with this cake flour coconut cake recipe. It’s incredibly moist, packed with sweet coconut flavor, and covered in a lush coconut frosting. A slice of this is like a vacation in every bite.

17. Almond Cream Cake

An indulgent cake that combines the delicate notes of almond with a lush cream frosting. Made with cake flour for an exceptionally light and tender crumb, it’s a dessert that’s sure to impress at any gathering.

18. Sock It To Me Cake

This cake is a Southern classic, boasting a rich, buttery flavor and a streak of cinnamon-nut filling. Cake flour guarantees a tender, moist crumb, ensuring each slice is a taste of comfort.

19. The Best Caramel Cake

Dive into a slice of sweet, decadent caramel heaven. This cake, crafted with cake flour, is deliciously moist and topped with a velvety caramel frosting that takes it to the next level of indulgence.

This cake is a delightful blend of flavors and textures. Made with cake flour for softness and featuring the distinct taste of Biscoff cookie butter, it’s a unique and delicious dessert.


21. Chocolate Chip Crumb Cake

A divine treat that marries the comfort of a classic crumb cake with the irresistible appeal of chocolate chips. Using cake flour ensures an incredibly tender crumb that will have you reaching for seconds.

22. Moist Chocolate Cake

Rich, dark, and incredibly moist, this chocolate cake is what dessert dreams are made of. The cake flour adds an extra level of tenderness, making this cake a crowd-pleaser at any occasion.

23. Marble Loaf Cake

An elegant loaf cake that’s not only pleasing to the eye but also to the palate. This cake features beautiful swirls of vanilla and chocolate, with cake flour guaranteeing a tender, moist crumb.

24. Shamrock Shake Cupcakes

Inspired by the popular seasonal milkshake, these cupcakes are a delightful minty treat. Made with cake flour, they’re light, fluffy, and crowned with a creamy, vibrant green frosting for added charm.

25. Strawberry Sparkle Cake

A celebration in a cake! This strawberry sparkle cake combines cake flour for softness with fresh strawberries and sparkling sugar for a dazzling, fruity delight that’s as pleasing to the eye as it is to the taste buds.

No ratings yet

25 Amazing Cake Flour Recipes

By: Drizzle
Servings: 12
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 18 minutes
Total: 28 minutes
carrot cake muffins on a plate
These muffins are a fan favorite on the blog and are a great use of cake flour.


  • 2 eggs
  • 4 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2/3 cups unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1.5 cups shredded carrots
  • 1.5 cups cake flour
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp chopped walnuts


  • Preheat oven to 350F and spray a 12 hole muffin tin with some cooking spray.
  • In a bowl whisk the eggs and add in 3 Tbsp of brown sugar *leave remaining Tbsp aside for topping.
  • Mix in the apple sauce and vanilla.
  • Stir in flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and baking powder then fold in shredded carrots *I used my ninja blender to shred carrots.. batter will be on the thicker side.
  • Spoon the batter into the 12 muffin cups, sprinkle tops with the remaining brown sugar and walnuts
  • Bake in the oven for 18 minutes or until baked through.
  • Muffins will freeze well, store in a container and best in the fridge after day 1


Points- 2
Personal Points- 2-3 depending on your 0PP foods 
SP blue & purple- 2 using WW recipe builder
SP green- 3 using WW recipe builder
Points Plus- 2 using PP calculator
Nutritional info per muffin… Calories 95..Fat 1.5g…Sat fat 0.3g..Carbs 17.1g…Fiber 1.1g…Sugar 5.1g…Protein 2.8g using My Fitness Pal *Note- inlcudes all ingredients, using these numbers in the WW calculator may result in a higher point count since there are zero point food ingredients in the recipe

Additional Info

Course: Baking
Tried this recipe?Mention @drizzlemeskinny or tag #drizzlemeskinny!

You May Also Like

About Drizzle Me Skinny

Kate founded DrizzleMeSkinny in 2014. Since then she has shared nearly 1000 weight watchers friendly recipes with DrizzleMeSkinny's over 500,000 social media followers.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating